May 8, 2016 The 24th annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive —Saturday, May 14, 2016— Every second Saturday in May, letter carriers in more than 10,000 cities and towns across America collect the goodness and compassion of their postal customers, who participate in the NALC Stamp Out Hunger National Food Drive — the largest one-day food
OSHA proposes $120,000 in penalties for USPS workers continued exposure to equipment hazards at Virginia mail center
5/4/16 OSHA: US Postal Service continues to expose workers at Virginia center to powered industrial equipment hazards; faces $120K in fines The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the U.S. Postal Service for workplace safety violations found at a mail processing and distribution center
Over the past 18 months, NAPUS has raised concerns about the lack of data to indicate the amount of money the U.S. Postal Service saved as a result of reduced post office hours and post office re-classifications.
A postal worker was taken to the hospital Saturday after her mail truck was hit by two drivers allegedly speed racing. Police said two men were racing down Scott street in southeast Houston when one of the men hit the mail truck. The postal worker was rushed to the hospital in critical
- Louisiana postal employee pleads guilty to stealing gift cards May 7, 2016 United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a Lafayette woman pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing gift cards from envelopes while working as a postal employee.
- APWU Contract Arbitration Hearings Conclude, Decision Expected in 30 to 60 Days May 6, 2016 Arbitration hearings on the APWU Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Postal Service have concluded and the union expects a decision in 30 to 60 days, President Mark Dimondstein has announced. During 18 days of hearings that focused primarily on the economic provisions on the new contract, the union and management presented their positions
- Video: U.S. Postal Service Tractor-Trailer Jackknifes, Blocks Interstate 95 in NE Philadelphia May 6, 2016
- U.S. Rep. Grace Meng works to Improve Mail Delivery in Queens May 6, 2016 U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Queens) received a letter from the U.S. Postal Service saying that it has taken action to improve mail delivery in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens. The correspondence is in response to a letter Meng sent to U.S. Postmaster General Megan Brennan in March about poor mail service in the area.
- USPS testing advertising on back of paper receipts May 6, 2016 Postal Service retail sites are testing the effectiveness of advertising on paper receipts. More than 200 sites across the nation are determining if ads on the back of standard receipts can raise awareness of USPS products and help cut printing costs.
- Video: Michigan bulk mailer charged with scamming USPS out of more than $400K May 6, 2016 A Washington Township man is accused of scamming the US Postal Service out of more than $400,000 – using a scheme to underpay for postage. He is accused of stealing nearly half a million dollars from the postal service by underpaying for postage.
- Chicago woman shot by home invader wearing postal uniform A woman was wounded in a shooting during a home invasion on Chicago’s South Side Thursday. Police are looking for suspects. The 26-year-old woman was at home in the 5900 block of South Kenneth in the city’s West Lawn neighborhood around 4 p.m..
- Senator Heitkamp’s Fix My Mail Survey Inspires USPS Customer Service Program in North Dakota May 5, 2016 Senator Has Heard from Nearly 500 North Dakotans who Filled Out Survey; Senator Invited Brennan to ND to Hear About Challenges Firsthand 5/5/16 WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today announced that the U.S. Postal Service, inspired by Heitkamp’s Fix My Mail initiative and survey, is launching a new customer service program
They come wearing a uniform we all trust: the United States Postal Service. But the women making huge purchases, authorities say, are pulling an incredible ruse that’s already damaged hundreds of lives across South Florida.